Through REITs, both small and large investors can participate in the direct ownership of a real estate. Some perks include:
- Minimum capital;
- Investors can receive at least 90% of the REIT’s distributable income as dividend per annum
- REIT shares can be bought and sold easily, thus, readily convertible to cash;
- Diversifies the investor’s portfolio; and
- Transparent as REITs are subject to increased disclosure requirements.